Volkswagen electric models from the range of equipped IDs 77 kWh battery they may have two-way payment support Thanks to version 3.5 of the program vehicle management (vehicles already on the road can be updated). Thanks to this functionality, electric vehicles will be able to use the energy contained in the battery to power up the house if necessary, such as a power outage.
HOUSES WILL BE POWERFUL
Furthermore, Volkswagen adds that this feature is even more important if Your home has a photovoltaic system, using batteries as alternative energy storage systems (perhaps additional to existing ones). So people may decide to recharge the car again andenergy producedenergy that can be used to power household appliances, perhaps at night when the solar panels are not working or at peak times.
The German brand has rated the average household consumption at 30 kWh per day. This means that one charged battery can power your home for two days. All this leaving 20% charge in the battery to allow the car to move.
Currently, Volkswagen is testing this technology through the project experiments in Sweden, in the Stenberg housing complex, in Hudiksvall, where car batteries are used as a storage system. Energy that is used to power houses. However, for now, the two-way charging feature of the Volkswagen ID range can only be used with the S10 E Compact power station from operator HagerEnergy.